Hedge Britannia: A Curious History of a British Obsession

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, Mar 1, 2013 - Hedges - 336 pages
This is the story of how British hedgerows contribute to our national identity and our wildlife. Over the centuries we have proved ourselves to be a nation of hedge-growers, marking our boundaries with hedges or trimming our topiaries into fantastical shapes.

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About the author (2013)

Hugh Barker has been a bookseller, musician, fruit picker, barman, publisher and writer, amongst other things. He currently lives in North London with his wife, daughter and several cats, surrounded by a small hedge that he can call his own.

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